Land Use Planning & Notices

The Planning Department provides advise to property owners, developers, Council and staff with respect to land use, building and planning matters. 

Every land transaction has some planning involvement. Zoning compliance and confirmation of status of site plan and or subdivision agreements to working order information. 

The Planning Department is responsible for complying with Hastings County's Official Plan which provides policy and guidelines. The Committee of Adjustment is given powers under the Planning Act and by town council to deal with minor variance to certain town by-laws. mainly the town's Zoning by-law or to allow changes to non-conforming uses. 

Reach out to our Planning & Development Coordinator for pre-consultation meeting request for land use changes:
- Zoning By-Law Amendment
- Minor Variance
- Site Plan Control

Robin Tait, Planning & Development Coordinator
8 Hastings Heritage Way
Bancroft, Ontario K0L 1C0
E: [email protected]

T: 613-332-3331 ext: 201
F: 613-332-0384

 The Ontario Municipal Councillor's Guide for Land Use Planning.

Notices of Virtual Public Meetings

Intention to Remove Holding:

Zoning By-Law Amendment Applications:

Application NO. 005-2022

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Time: 3:00p.m
*Applications are heard in the order in which they appear on the agenda
Location: Zoom/Live on YouTube

Take Notice of the holding of a public meeting for the purpose of information the public and hearing representation in respect of a proposed by-law for the purpose of rezoning lands legally described as Part of Lots 23 & 24, Concession 5, Geographic Township of Dungannon, now Town of Bancroft. County of Hastings.

To see full details of the Notice and Map, clink links below

Notice of Virtual Public Meeting and Key Map

Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zoning By-Law Amendment Application

Minor Variance Applications:


Town of Bancroft Comprehensive Zoning By-Law

To view the Corporation of the Town of Bancroft's Comprehensive Zoning By-Law, No. 27-2006, please click the following link: 


Zoning By-Law No. 27-2006 Map 1 - Bancroft Ward

Zoning By-Law No.27 2006 Map 2 - Dungannon Ward

County of Hastings Official Plan 2018

To view the County of Hastings Official Plan, please click here.

Hastings County Geographic Information System (GIS)

To access the Hastings County GIS application, please click here.